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posted: 7/11/2014 5:01 AM

Our nation was built by immigrants

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To all of you protesting immigration reform, can we have a reality check? How many of you are Native American? I can see why you don't want any more immigrants: The first group stole your country.

To the rest of you, were you born here? Your parents? Grandparents? Great-greats? Where did they come from? Where would you be living had they not emigrated here from Europe or Asia or Russia?

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What's wrong with giving these immigrants the same chance your ancestors had for a better life? Think about this: Unless they have the same education, upbringing, experience and English as a native tongue, they won't be taking your job. All they'll do is help this country grow.

Mike Junge

Bartlett

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